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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Maiden (0.00976 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Maiden.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: maiden gadis
English → English (WordNet) Definition: maiden maiden adj : serving to set in motion; “the magazine's inaugural issue”; “the initiative phase in the negotiations”; “an initiatory step toward a treaty”; “his first (or maiden) speech in Congress”; “the liner's maiden voyage” [syn: inaugural, initiative, initiatory, first] maiden n 1: an unmarried girl (especially a virgin) [syn: maid] 2: (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored [syn: maiden over ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Maiden Maiden \Maid"en\ (m[=a]d"'n), n. [OE. maiden, meiden, AS. m[ae]gden, dim. of AS. m[ae]g[eth], fr. mago son, servant; akin to G. magd, m["a]dchen, maid, OHG. magad, Icel. m["o]gr son, Goth. magus boy, child, magaps virgin, and perh. to Zend. magu youth. Cf. Maid a virgin.] 1. An unmarried woman; a girl or woman who has not experienced sexual intercourse; a virgin; a maid. [1913 Webster] She employed the residue of her life to repairing of highways, building of bridges, and endowing of maidens. --Carew. [1913 Webster] A maiden of our century, yet most meek. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. A female servant. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. An instrument resembling the guillotine, formerly used in Scotland for beheading criminals. --Wharton. [1913 Webster] 4. A machine for washing linen. [1913 Webster] Maiden \Maid"en\, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a maiden, or to maidens; suitable to, or characteristic of, a virgin; as, maiden innocence. “Amid the maiden throng.” --Addison. [1913 Webster] Have you no modesty, no maiden shame ? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Never having been married; not having had sexual intercourse; virgin; -- said usually of the woman, but sometimes of the man; as, a maiden aunt. “A surprising old maiden lady.” --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 3. Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused. “Maiden flowers.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] Full bravely hast thou fleshed Thy maiden sword. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Used of a fortress, signifying that it has never been captured, or violated. -- T. Warton. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Maiden assize (Eng. Law), an assize which there is no criminal prosecution; an assize which is unpolluted with blood. It was usual, at such an assize, for the sheriff to present the judge with a pair of white gloves. --Smart. Maiden name, the surname of a woman before her marriage. Maiden pink. (Bot.) See under Pink. Maiden plum (Bot.), a West Indian tree (Comocladia integrifolia ) with purplish drupes. The sap of the tree is glutinous, and gives a persistent black stain. Maiden speech, the first speech made by a person, esp. by a new member in a public body. Maiden tower, the tower most capable of resisting an enemy. maiden voyage the first regular service voyage of a ship. [1913 Webster] Maiden \Maid"en\, v. t. To act coyly like a maiden; -- with it as an indefinite object. [1913 Webster] For had I maiden'd it, as many use. Loath for to grant, but loather to refuse. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] Maiden grass, the smaller quaking grass. Maiden tree. See Ginkgo. [1913 Webster]

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